Saturday, January 26, 2002
Electronics Assemblers, Inc. (EAI) has become a strategic partner with Columbia Gorge Community College's Electronics Engineering Technology program. The initial step in this new partnership was last week's the donation of over $9,000 in electronics material to this expanding and popular college program.
According to EAI President Howard Marquis, "Our ability to grow in today's electronics market depends greatly on our being able to acquire the necessary qualified human resources to insure efficient, quality, and on-time delivery of our customers product in an increasingly competitive market."
EAI is a Hood River based contract manufacturer for a variety of high tech and industrial companies primarily located in the Pacific Northwest.
Some of the products that EAI manufactures for their customers are very sophisticated equipment and manufactured for: automobiles, airplanes, probe testers, semi-conductor test equipment, medical scanners, energy fuel cells, computers, and many others items. Located in downtown Hood River, and currently employing 40, EAI has been in business since 1987.
For more information about CGCC's EET program call 298-3112.
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